Kajiya Line

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Kajiya Line (鍛冶屋線 Kajiya-sen?) was a railway line of West Japan Railway Company between Nishiwaki and Taka District all within Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. This line closed on April 1, 1990.

History[edit]

The Banshu Railway Co. opened the line between 1913 and 1923, the company being nationalised in 1943.

Freight services ceased in 1974, and the line closed in 1990.

Stations[edit]

Name Distance
(km)
Connections Location
Nomura1 野村 0.0 JR West: Kakogawa Line Nishiwaki Hyōgo
Nishiwaki 西脇 1.6  
Ichihara 市原 4.7  
Hayasu 羽安 7.0  
Sogai 曽我井 8.8   Naka2
Nakamuramachi 中村町 10.9  
Kajiya 鍛冶屋 13.2  
Notes
1: Nomura Station was renamed Nishiwakishi Station upon closure of the Kajiya Line.
2: The former town of Naka became a part of the town of Taka in 2005.

References[edit]

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia